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FCI sells almost entire pulses stock of 2.98 lakh tonne

FCI is the central nodal agency that undertakes mainly the procurement and distribution of wheat and rice at the MSP.

11 Mar 2019 5:27 PM

India-Africa biz conclave: Policymakers to discuss strategies to scale up trade ties

The annual Conclave brings senior Ministers, policymakers, officials, business leaders, bankers, technologists entrepreneurs and others.

11 Mar 2019 4:57 PM

India seeks Saudi investment in strategic oil storage, rescue plan for refinery

The official statement said: 'Saudi Arabia's participation in Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) program was also discussed.'

10 Mar 2019 2:09 PM

As petrol prices spike before polls, Pradhan seeks Saudi help to cool rates

Petrol and diesel prices, which are revised daily, have been on the rise for the last one month or so.

10 Mar 2019 1:45 PM

Irdai panel suggests host of steps for speedy settlement of insurance claims

Surveyors and loss assessors are expected to survey and assess the damage/loss and submit report about it.

10 Mar 2019 1:25 PM


RBI slaps penalties on 36 major banks for non-compliance in SWIFT operations

Reserve Bank of India has imposed penalties worth Rs 71 crore on 36 public, private and foreign banks.

09 Mar 2019 10:51 AM

What top women economists predict for 2019

India’s economy, among the world’s fastest growing, faces risks from a global slowdown and political instability after a national election.

09 Mar 2019 1:07 AM

Govt achieves 87 pc of 8 cr free LPG connections target; issues 7-croreth connection

The target was later raised to 8 crore connections by 2021 and now envisages giving all households a connection.

08 Mar 2019 7:28 PM

Govt will meet fiscal deficit target of 3.4 per cent in FY'19:Garg

As per interim Budget 2019-20, the government has pegged fiscal deficit target of 3.4 pc for current fiscal year ending March 31.

08 Mar 2019 7:14 PM

Women with children under six make up about 10.2 pc of managers in India: Report

In contrast, 89.8 per cent managers with children under six years of age are men.

08 Mar 2019 5:56 PM


Ennore LNG terminal to help IOC fast-track city gas project

Ennore LNG terminal is part of India's plan to raise share of natural gas in country's energy basket to 15 pc by 2030 from current 6.2 pc.

08 Mar 2019 2:41 PM

India wants to keep Iran oil purchases at 3 lakh barrels per day: Report

Iran was India's seventh biggest oil supplier in January, as compared to third-biggest a year ago.

08 Mar 2019 1:58 PM

Working women lag behind in financial protection: Survey

According to the survey, ownership of term insurance plans among women in metro cities stood at just 19 pc, as compared 22 pc men.

08 Mar 2019 12:39 PM

Female labour participation falls to 26 pc in 2018 from 36.7 pc in 2005: Report

A set of underlying social, economic and political barriers limit opportunities for women, said the report.

08 Mar 2019 12:17 PM

FinMin notifies Apr 1 as date for increased GST exemption limit, composition scheme

Implementation of proposals with higher turnover limit for composition schemes, would enhance ease of doing business, said EY India's Jain.

08 Mar 2019 11:24 AM


Inflation likely picked up in Feb, but well below RBI target: report

Economists polled predicted inflation would average below 3 per cent, with forecasts ranging from 2.15 pc to 3.20 pc.

08 Mar 2019 10:27 AM

Success of TOT model critical for funding Bharatmala programme, says ICRA

Timely monetisation of mature road assets will be a critical determining factor in plugging shortfall in budgetary allocations, said ICRA.

07 Mar 2019 7:09 PM

Income tax exemption limit on gratuity doubled to Rs 20 lakh, says labour ministry

'This would benefit those employees of PSUs and others not covered by Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972,' said Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar.

07 Mar 2019 6:47 PM

Cabinet approves several major projects before 2019 Lok Sabha election

The initiave taken by the Modi govt can also be seen as an initiative, which terms India as ‘Naya Bharat’ (New India).

07 Mar 2019 3:27 PM

US trade deficit with India decreased by USD 1.6 billion in 2018

India recorded a decrease in the deficit from USD 22.9 billion in 2017 to USD 21.3 billion in 2018, according to the latest figures.

07 Mar 2019 12:31 PM